PPLD Update:

Old Colorado City Library will be closed Thu., Dec 1 - Sun., Dec. 18 for renovations.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Fill out a card to send to a loved one. Deposit with the library staff so they can drop it in our mailbox, and we will send it along for you this holiday season.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
The holidays can be stressful! Take one of our self-care kits and have some Me Time. Each kit will contain a mini-journal, acupressure ring, stress relief tea bag, Kleenex, breathing exercises, coloring sheet, and mental health resources.  Limit...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Adults
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Event Details:
Exchange a small gift with another adult in the community.  Bring a new gift in a gift bag to the exchange desk, leave your gift, get one in return (12/1-12/22).  A small gift is no larger than a hardcover book and no more than $10. Pl...
Closing

District-Wide Noon Opening

8:00am - 12:00pm
Branches:
Penrose Library
Description:
Due to an all staff meeting, all PPLD Libraries that are usually open on Fridays will have a delayed opening on Fri., Dec. 2. They will open at noon. The eLibrary and other online services and resources will still be available in the morning. Mo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Palmer Lake Book Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
Room: Palmer Lake Community Events
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Book Clubs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The Palmer Lake Book Club will meet at the Lucretia Vaile Museum, on the lower level of the Palmer Lake Library building.  Please call or email for the most current book selection.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Textiles
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors, Family
Event Type: Makerspace
Event Details:
Hosted by the MAC Who is this class for? Sewing Machine Certification Workshop is for MAC makerspace members who have this level of expertise on sewing machines: Beginners  Competent Proficient Expert We have a variety of ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Ruth Holley Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Enjoy a no-bake mug cake - perfect for a snack or dessert. Limit one kit per household, while supplies last.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Enjoy a delicious no-bake mug cake - perfect for a snack or dessert.  Limit one kit per household, while supplies last.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Enjoy a delicious no-bake mug cake - perfect for a snack or dessert.  Limit one kit per household, while supplies last.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Fill out a card to send to a loved one. Deposit with the library staff so they can drop it in our mailbox, and we will send it along for you this holiday season.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Fill out a card to send to a loved one. Deposit with the library staff so they can drop it in our mailbox, and we will send it along for you this holiday season.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Palmer Lake Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The holidays can be stressful! Take one of our self-care kits and have some Me Time. Each kit will contain a mini-journal, acupressure ring, stress relief tea bag, Kleenex, breathing exercises, coloring sheet, and mental health resources.  L...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Monument Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The holidays can be stressful! Take one of our self-care kits and have some Me Time. Each kit will contain a mini-journal, acupressure ring, stress relief tea bag, Kleenex, breathing exercises, coloring sheet, and mental health resources.  L...
Reservation

PRINTMAKING-Jewelry Metal Stamping

11:00am - 1:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou-Printmaking
Description
Introduction to Jewelry Metal Stamping Class Description Learn how the art of metal stamping, which is a method of cold forging (no torch heat), requires only a handful of tools and is a great way to add uniqueness to any piece of jewelry! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Enjoy a no-bake mug cake - perfect for a snack or dessert. Limit one kit per household, while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Holiday Cards and Stamps

12:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Fill out a card to send to a loved one. Deposit your card with library staff so they can put a stamp on it and drop it in the mail for you. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: High Prairie Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The holidays can be stressful!  Take one of our self-care kits home and have some "me time"!  Each kit will contain a mini-journal, accupressure ring, stress relief tea bag, tissues, breathing exercises, a coloring sheet, and mental health ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
Enjoy a no-bake mug cake - perfect for a snack or dessert. Limit one kit per household, while supplies last.     ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: East Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
The holidays can be stressful!  Take one of our self-care kits home and have some "me time"!  Each kit will contain a mini-journal, accupressure ring, stress relief tea bag, tissues, breathing exercises, a coloring sheet, and mental health ...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Library 21c
Room: Library 21c: Ent Conference Center
Description
Are you looking to practice public speaking, improve your communication and build leadership skills? The purpose of Toastmasters is to help members overcome fears about speaking in public, improve communication skills and develop leadership skills...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Happy Crafters

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs, Senior Library Programs
Event Details:
All adult handicrafters aged 18 and over are welcome -- knitters, cross stitchers, crocheters, beaders, etc... BRING YOUR OWN PROJECT, share ideas, learn new skills. Light refreshments served. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Fountain Library
Age Group: Kids, Family
Event Type: Community Public
Event Details:
Every Friday from 1:30-3:30 starting September 16th, join us for Homeschool Fridays! We will meet at the Fountain Valley Baptist Church, 500 W. Alabama. Go west on road between Fountain Valley Middle School and Western Omelette. The church is ...
Reservation

Community Exchange

1:00pm - 4:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Knights of Columbus Hall
Room: KCH MacLaren Hall
Description
The Community Exchange is a weekly program aimed at providing a wide variety of necessary services for anyone in El Paso County. This program is hosted by PPLD and is held in the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday afternoons from 1 - 4 p.m. The C...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Textiles
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Event Type: Makerspace
Event Details:
Hosted by the MAC We have thread, mending supplies, sewing machines, and lots of patience. We will NOT do it for you, but we will guide you to make the task manageable and provide a final result that is sturdy. Zippers, buttons, and Velcro are not...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Beginning and Intermediate Yoga

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Required
Library Branch: Rockrimmon Library
Room: Rockrimmon Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Event Type: Adult Library Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Yoga class for beginners and intermediate level practitioners with local yoga instructor Svetlana. Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes. (Yoga blanket, yoga strap, and two yoga blocks recommended; limited gear available at the lib...
Reservation

DYE LAB-Spinning Wheel Cert

4:00pm - 6:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Manitou Springs Library
Room: Manitou Dye Lab
Description
Who is this class for: This class is for MAC members aged 18+ Learning Outcome: Students will be able to independently spin a continuous yarn, troubleshoot and maintain their wheel. Teacher: Betsy Wintermute Betsy started her explo...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Game

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: East Library
Room: East Teen Center (ETC) A & B
Age Group: Teens
Event Type: Teen Library Programs
Event Details:
Come hang out and show off your gaming skills! We’ll have a Nintendo Switch tournament and snacks! Ages 12-18.  ...